Pick me

I love any and all of the traditional Fall fun activities– picking apples, picking pumpkins, drinking cider, eating cider doughnuts, sneezing through hayrides, running through corn mazes, you name it.  The brisk air, the smell of wood fires, the pleasant dankness of wet fallen leaves, the cinnamon&nutmeg-spiced everything…Really helps to fight off any looming autumnal melancholy. …

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You butternut pout, I’m tellin’ you why

Butternut soup drizzled with coriander yogurt and pomegranate molasses (yes, that stuff again). I modified my basic butternut soup recipe with the addition of some SunCrisp apples I got at the greenmarket last weekend.  A firm, sweet, orange-blushed relative of Cox’s Orange Pippin, SunCrisp are a relatively new variety, developed in NJ in 1994. They are officially …

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